Trudeau optimistic NAFTA can be saved, brushes off contradictory U.S. signals

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau remains optimistic that Canada, the United States and Mexico can strike a deal to modernize NAFTA that benefits all three...

Survey finds 1/3 of Canadians can’t pay monthly bills as rates set to rise

A new survey suggests a third of Canadians can't pay their monthly bills, including debt repayments, against a backdrop of rising interest rates. The quarterly...

Ontario Workers Receive First Paycheques with New Minimum Wage

Higher Wages Will Help Increase Business Productivity, Decrease Employee Turnover Many workers across the province have now seen Ontario's increased minimum wage reflected in their...

Ottawa urged to consider environmental impacts of legal marijuana

Dan Sutton always assumed cannabis had to be grown indoors. The former technology professional was new to the marijuana industry in 2012 when he founded...

Companies should weigh price hikes to offset min.wage hike: Ont. labour minister

TORONTO — Ontario's minister of labour suggests businesses struggling with legislation that hikes minimum wages should consider price increases. Kevin Flynn says that businesses have...
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Planned power outage update

Algoma Power requires an electrical service interruption for customers in the following area: Hwy 17 South of Hwy 101 including Pinewood Drive and the Michipicoten...

TD’s online brokerage service faces outage as customers complain on social media

TORONTO — Some Toronto-Dominion Bank customers are having problems using its WebBroker internet brokerage service and taking to social media with their complaints. Several Twitter and Facebook users are...

Ontario businesses raise prices, consider cutting staff as minimum wage increases

TORONTO — Ontario's new $14 per hour minimum wage does not take effect until Jan. 1, but Chris Stevens has already taken steps to ensure his restaurant can...

Deep freeze stalls ski hill operations across Canada after promising start

CALGARY — Bitter cold enveloping much of Canada has reduced the number of skiers on the slopes during the key Christmas holiday season, blunting...

At least seven companies investigated in bread price -fixing probe

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau's investigation into allegations of bread price fixing includes at least seven companies from bakery wholesalers and discount chains to Canada's three major...